Anna Kendrick Joins Joe Swanberg Comedy

Actress Anna Kendrick attends the Summer Party on the HIGH LINE, Presented by COACH at The Highline on June 19, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Anna Kendrick will star in mumblecore lord Joe Swanberg's Drinking Buddies, a Chicago-set comedy, Deadline reports. Unexpected! Swanberg's low-fi style and tendency toward realism doesn't generally scream "starlet," but one cannot live on a cappella movies and Twilights alone.